Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses are Optical Lenses with a positive focal length. Plano-Convex Lenses are ideal for light collimation or for focusing applications utilizing monochromatic illumination, in a range of industries including industrial, pharmaceutical, robotics, or defense. PCX Lenses have one convex surface. For maximum efficiency, the second, plano (flat) surface should face the desired focal plane. Plano-Convex lenses are commonly used in a wide range of applications or industries.
Edmund Optics offers the world’s largest inventory of off-the-shelf optical components, which includes a large variety of Plano-Convex Lenses. Edmund Optics’ PCX lenses are available in a range of coating or substrate options. Anti-reflection coatings range from the Ultraviolet (UV) to the Infrared (IR), including UV-AR, UV-VIS, MgF2, VIS 0°, VIS-NIR, NIR I, NIR II, or Telecom-NIR. Additional coatings designed specifically for laser wavelengths, such as 266nm, 355nm, 532nm, or 1064nm are also offered. Germanium (Ge), Silicon (Si), or Zinc Selenide (ZnSe) substrates are ideal for Infrared (IR) applications.